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Category Nemos
Phylum CHORDATA
Class ACTINOPTERYGII
Order PERCIFORMES
Family POMACENTRIDAE
Species Amphiprion peridaraion
Locality Bohol. Cabilao Island. Loon. Philippines. 29 m. 2006
Photographer Philippe Poppe
Picture ID 934358

Dive Point Information

Name Edgar Point.
Location Bohol. Cabilao Island. Loon. Philippines.
Date September 6, 2006
Latitude 9 53 31.52 N
Longitude 123 46 16.87 E

Dive Information Detail

Deepest Experience 10 m.
General Remarks Site This dive site is situated along the northern side of the Island. There is a broad shallow with a vertical drop-off starting at 12 m deep. Algae and rocks in the shallows.
Facilities for Divers None, the boats from Mactan can take you there but they will charge a large premium or refuse because of the distance.
Type of Bottom Varied, algae and rocks in the shallow, typical drop-off fauna in deeper water. Gorgonians etc..
Marine Life Very rich in fish, corals, soft and hard, nudibranches. Almost no shells.
Visibility 15 m in general.
Currents Occasionally quite strong.
Level Recreational are OK, but should be used to spectacular drop-offs. Advanced when currents are up.